Top 10 books for women in tech

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Although women are still underrepresented in the technology industry, there are many ways to encourage them to start or return to a career in tech. We have put together a list of what we believe to be the top 10 books for women in tech to help expand their knowledge and empower them to pursue […]

The Top 8 Takeaways from Women of Silicon Roundabout

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On the 25th and 26th June 2019, we were sponsors of the Women in Silicon Roundabout event in London. Both days were packed full of seminars, candidates looking for new roles, and employers showcasing their businesses and looking to hire more women in tech. We thoroughly enjoyed both days at this event and it was […]

Could a data scientist job be right for you?

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By Joanna Hu, Principal Data Scientist, Exabeam During my career as a data scientist I have contributed to discoveries which help solve real-world problems in industries like healthcare, energy, and now in my role as principle data scientist at Exabeam, the cybersecurity industry. Data science is a rewarding field to be a part of and […]

How to attract women into senior positions

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Equality and diversity in the workplace is becoming a topic that is frequently discussed, especially in the technology industry. With there being a lot of focus on creating a diverse workforce and attracting women into the industry, some forget about how important it is to attract women into senior positions as well as entry level. […]

The benefits of job sharing for women in tech

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  What is job sharing? Flexible working is becoming a more popular way of working, especially amongst women. Having a good work life balance is becoming increasingly important to employees, and employers are starting to implement strategies to help with retention. Job sharing for women in tech is a form of part time work where […]

Women’s health in the workplace

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A recent report from the Work Foundation has revealed that under-recognised health conditions could affect women’s productivity in the workplace and damage their careers and potential to grow. Conditions such as endometriosis or infertility, long term conditions during pregnancy and women who experience menopause are still going unrecognised in the workplace. Without support from their […]

Tackling unconscious bias in recruitment

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Unconscious bias can affect every organisation and can introduce unintentional discrimination. It has been found that unconscious bias can have an impact on recruitment, mentoring and promotions within an organisation. This not only causes setbacks for the company but hinders equal opportunities for employees to progress in the company. It is possible to be bias […]

Best technology companies for women

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When it comes to equal opportunity in the workplace, the odds are still stacked against women. Only 22% of leadership roles are held by women and the gender pay gap revealed an even bigger disparity. Several factors contribute to the figures revealed in the gender pay gap report which include, gender biases, inflexible working and […]

How to fuel girls enthusiasm for tech at a young age

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It has become apparent that the lack of technology talent is down to the lack of young girls choosing technology as a career path. The perception of working in technology for a number of young people is either geeky or being hunched over at a computer for hours. However, the truth of it is that […]

Almost half of women in tech say their company isn’t prioritising diversity

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The tech industry is more than aware that it has some work to do regarding gender and racial diversity. It seems that tech companies are bringing in new initiatives every month to show their support and commitment to fixing this issue. Whilst many tech companies are placing successful initiatives to close the gender gap and […]